The sociolinguistic workshop "State Power: Language and Identity" will be organized at the room 607, Tokyo campus, University of Tsukuba, from 10:00 to 17:00 on February 17th 2012 by the Global Negotiation Program with eight experts. Participants will hold two round tables: "State and Identity: the Case of Japanese Language and Japan" and "Language and Power: the Case of the Balkan States, Central Asia and West Africa".